Monthly Archives: October 2013

Letter of the day 10-16-2013

[This letter was sent to Graydon Royce, Reporter at the StarTribune] October 15, 2013 Dear Mr. Royce, My name is Angela Fuller Heyde, from 1999-2006 I was a first violinist in the MN Orchestra. I left for a concertmaster position, … Continue reading

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Letter of the day 10-8-2013

Minnesota Orchestra management has brought the issue from fiscal to philosophical Jeffrey Richman, Oct. 8 2013 I attended the Locked Out Musician’s Concert, Osmo Vanska’s farewell, on Friday evening, October 4th, with my daughter Emma. We were already feeling the … Continue reading

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Letter of the day 10-7-2013

Today’s letter first appeared in the MinnPost letters section As Carnegie Hall slipped away and Osmo Vänskä resigned, the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra kept a date to play. That’s what professionals do when an audience is waiting — afar … Continue reading

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Letter of the day 10-6-2013

Osmo’s resignation on the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the lockout is the capstone on a disastrous year for classical music in the Twin Cities. It is clear to me that the board and management of the Minnesota Orchestral … Continue reading

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Letter of the day 10-2-2013

Today’s letter is from Julie Gramolini, oboist with the Minnesota Orchestra.  Her husband Greg is Associate Principal Clarinet with the orchestra. It has been one year since the Minnesota Orchestra management and board has locked out the musicians. One year … Continue reading

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Letter of the day 10-1-2013

Today’s letter was written by Former Governor Arne Carlson and first appeared in the MinnPost Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the moment that we lose perspective of the future. It is entirely possible that in three or four … Continue reading

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